EVERYBODY was ready for some football when the NFL officially kicked off its season on Sept. 8! Celebrities from Harry to ‘Bachelorette’ stars like Chris Harrison and Catherine Giudici took to Twitter on the big sports day to cheer on their favorite teams and to just celebrate the fact that America’s favorite sport was back.
After a long summer of watching baseball and pretending to care about preseason games, the NFL finally came back in full on Sept. 8. And as the exciting season kicked off, we found out that a TON of celebrities were even bigger football fans than us!
Harry Styles, Nick Jonas & More Celebs Celebrate Football’s Return
Harry Styles was cheering on his favorite team, the Green Bay Packers, Instagramming a picture of himself in a customized Packers uniform watching the game (too bad they lost!).
Nick Jonas wasn’t cheering on a specific team, just football in general: “FOOTBALL!,” he tweeted.
‘NSYNC got in on the opening weekend action, tweeting, “Sunday Night Football…is your team winning? Go Giants!”
And some of our favorite stars from the Bachelorette had the big games on. Catherine Giudici tweeted about her day (assumedly with Sean Lowe): “Church • TexMex • Football • Piddlin’ I-tell-ya-what, this is a Texas day,” and Bachelorette host tweeted, “Now the football season starts @dallascowboys.”
Kendra Wilkinson tweeted, “Ah feels good to watch football again. Adrian Peterson already doin damage for me in 1 of my leagues. He’s a beast!!!! #NFL #FootballSunday.”
Teen Mom 3 star Mackenize Douthit had a long day of watching the sport: “I have watched football for two days straight.”
Country singer Martina McBride tweeted, “It’s nice to hear the sound of football on tv in the house again….”
Melissa Joan Hart wrote, “#LetsGoGiants. Get it together big blue!! #giants #football.”
Kevin Hart, LeBron James & More: Athletes & Comedians Tweet About The NFL
There were a few stars from other sports who were psyched to watch the NFL. LeBron James posted, “Light cardio workout while watching football! #NothingBetter #FootballIsBack #IJustNeedToPlayOneGame…,” and his teammate Chris Bosh tweeted, “Daddy Day Care and football at the same time!..”
Then the comedians got in the act, joking about how huge football is. Kevin Hart crudely tweeted, “Today is “NATIONAL SHUT THE HELL UP DAY FOR WOMEN” ……Ladies u r not allowed to talk to your man while football is on!!! RT THIS ASAP.”
And The Office star Rainn Wilson tweeted, “”I like football when it’s Friday Night Lights and Kyle Chandler is the coach” -my wife.”
Is there any doubt that football is America’s favorite sport? We’re just glad Sundays are back so we can sit back, cook up some chicken wings, and watch our favorite teams — just like the stars do!
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— Andrew Gruttadaro
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